iModeler Aviation

Building, painting and finishing scale aircraft models.

Tamiya 1/72 F4U-1A Chance-Vought Corsair.

Tamiya 1/72 F4U-1A Chance-Vought Corsair. Piloted by LT(jg) Doris "Chico" Freeman, VF-17 Jolly Rogers. He would claim two victories with VF-17 and an additional seven with VF-84. Improvements include: Quinta Studios [...]

A swift idea: rather than on three wheels, in their element! Supermarine Swift FR. 5, No 2 Squadron RAF Germany

About the Supermarine Swift When the name Supermarine Swift is mentioned, even many a friend of aviation will find it difficult to associate the aircraft with it: unlike the name of the British manufacturer, which still has a good ring to [...]

404 Squadron Beaufighter, June 6, 1944.

This is my 404 (Buffalo) Squadron, RCAF, Beaufighter, as it would have appeared on the morning of D-Day. While Coastal Command would usually have used semi-armor piercing warheads, on this day they had the 60lb warheads for Flak [...]

Hellcat F6F-5 1/48 Hobbyboss

A few years ago I was at a local club day admiring the work done by my fellow modelers and mooching through the boxes under the tables of models for sale (always the best bit of the day for me) when I came across the Hobbyboss Hellcat, I [...]

Revell Nakagima Gekko J1N1, 1/72

Hello friends, I recently started a new subject, since my dad passed away, I decided to find the old kits that we built when I was a kid, from the end of the 70s to the end of the 80s. It's not an easy task, because there are few left, [...]

Fez-day Night Live!Finishing the mustang Diorama and Starting the Spitfire diorama

live tonight at 1900 GMT/1400 EST: Fezday night live! Finishing the diorama for the Shelby Mustang, and Starting the Diorama for the PRU spitfire crash. with the usual gang, Starr, Sandy, Beth and Squiddy (link)

1/48 Heinkel He-162A Volksjaeger

In its brief operational role, the small fighter made a lasting impression thanks to its revolutionary design. Of the four models presented here, one is Tamiya's and the rest are Dragon kits. Both are very good kits. Yet, I had to replace [...]

Eduard 1/48 F4F-3S Wildcatfish

The Airplane: Before the war, the Imperial Japanese Navy wasn’t the only one concerned about the provision of air power in an island campaign across the Pacific. The U.S. Navy was also well aware that between the time the troops stormed [...]

F-15E Strike Eagle (unpainted) by Revell in 1/72

Hello I got this kit after building the 1/72 Italeri F-15C Eagle (in pink because my daughter chose the colour and she didn't think I would). The Italeri kit is okay but I wanted to try another so bought Revell's new tooling. This is a big [...]

Swiss Air Force Messerschmitt Bf 109 G-6 J-713

Missing for Seven years May 26, 1946 The Messerschmitt Me-109 G-6 J-713 was on March 29, 1944 as an aircraft of the German Air Force under the master Code RU + OZ Landed in Samedan. The designation Me 109 G-6 / J Bo Rei was found in the [...]